Last Updated: 25th May 2018
‘Start Work Today’; ‘we’; ‘us’; and ‘our’; means Central Recruitment Ltd t/a Start Work Today of 14-15 The Old Quarry, Lower Kewstoke Road, Weston-Super-Mare BS22 9LF, United Kingdom.
Start Work Today endeavours to ensure that the information that you submit to us remains private, and that it is used only for the purposes described below. We aim to provide a safe and secure experience for all of our users. We make every effort to comply with our obligations under the 1998 Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulation. Additionally, we understand the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of your CV and other information stored about you while using the site.
We take data protection very seriously and understand the importance of protecting your privacy and Personal Information. “Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual such as your name, date of birth, email address, IP address and CV.
Account and CV information
When you register to Start Work Today your details, including your CV, can be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by any direct recruiter, employment consultant or other person or organisation who requests CVs matching your profile to be sent to them. Start Work Today attempts to verify the identity and the nature of the business of such organisations however does not make any warranties as to their authenticity.
Your personal information
When you create or register your CV with us, we will collect personal information from you, such as your name, contact details, and other details. Once you register with Start Work Today and accept our Terms & Conditions, you are not anonymous to us. We may use information that you provide to alert you to our own products and services. We may contact you regarding site changes or changes to the Start Work Today products or services that you use.
Disclosure of personal information
When you register, we store some information about you in your account, but it is protected by your password and may only be accessed by you. It does not form part of our candidate database and cannot be searched or accessed by Start Work Today customers. You can delete your account at any time. Your CV, unless you choose the option to ‘hide’, will be accessible to any Start Work Today customer. If you choose to hide your CV, all clients of Start Work Today will be unable to view or access it.
If you choose to create a profile and upload a CV to our database, we rely on you to ensure that your details are kept up to date. You should update your CV at least every six months, particularly if your contact details have changed.
Please note that Start Work Today reserves the right to remove from our database, CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive.
We do not disclose information about your individual visits to the Start Work Today site, or personal information that you provide, such as your name and personal contact details unless you have given us your permission or we believe that the law requires it. N.B. that by registering with Start Work Today you are granting us permission to disclose this information unless you choose the option to ‘hide’. We may record and share aggregated information with our clients. Additionally, if you input your information on a co-branded registration page or job application page, eg a Start Work Today client-company registration page then the information that you give becomes the property of both Start Work Today and the client. Start Work Today is not responsible for the information that the client receives.
Start Work Today will also use the aggregate data to identify employment trends across different industries, such as salary averages. This information will not be capable of being linked to any personally identifying information about users.
Please be aware that some of our customers may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area.
PLEASE NOTE: Your current employer may be a customer of Start Work Today, or a client of one of our customers. Start Work Today cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality.
Information collection and use
Like many websites, we routinely capture your IP address information to determine your location. This helps us work out whether you are visiting the site from within the UK, EU or rest of the world, and means we can show you content that’s specific to your location and ask the right questions about your eligibility to work in the UK or EU should you wish to apply for a job on Start Work Today. Start Work Today automatically receives and records information on our web server logs from your browser including your IP address. Start Work Today records IP addresses for anonymous statistical purposes, administration of our website and servers, and to improve our services.
An IP address, or ‘internet protocol address’, is a unique identifying number given to every device connected to the internet. Like a car license plate, an IP address is a special serial number used for identification.
Information may be gathered from your registration form and your use of our website through “cookies”. The information gathered may be used by Start Work Today internally, for purposes relating to your use of the website and for marketing activities, and may be passed to carefully selected third parties to use for marketing activities. If you do not wish to receive marketing material from Start Work Today or from carefully selected third parties you should tick the appropriate box on the submission form. If you subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive direct marketing/information from Start Work Today or no longer wish us to pass your information to third parties you should notify us using the Contact page of our website or delete your CV.
Start Work Today may set and access cookies on your computer. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies, however, if you do not accept Start Work Today cookies, some of our services may not be available to you. This policy does not apply to companies that Start Work Today does not own or control, or to people that Start Work Today does not employ.
Start Work Today currently uses Criteo as a service to serve personalized adverts when visiting other Criteo ad network sites. Criteo are authorized by Start Work Today to place and read cookies on our websites (including network websites and emails).
Other choice options for display: Users can also express their choices, through the following platforms: IAB opt-out platform, Network Advertising Initiative opt-out platform, Digital Advertising Alliance platform that provide options to express their choices for all companies that are registered in this platform.
Start Work Today uses a specific cookie in order to facilitate the use of Google Universal Analytics for logged in Candidates or Recruiters (“Logged-In User”). If you are a Logged-In User, Start Work Today may use your Candidate or Recruiter user ID in combination with Google Universal Analytics and Google Analytics to track and analyse the pages of Start Work Today that you visit. We do this to better understand how you use Start Work Today, with the aim of improving Start Work Today for all users. We do not pass any Logged-In User personal identification information to Google Analytics.
Learn more about privacy at Google or opt-out of this feature by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
On some occasions, we process your data with your consent. For example, we rely on consent when we send promotional material that you have agreed to receive or when you link your Start Work Today account to your Social Network account. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time. Where consent is the only legal basis for processing, we will cease to process data after consent is withdrawn.
- To fulfil our contractual obligation to you
Start Work Today may process your data when we need to do this to fulfil a contract with you, such as to send your CV to an employer or recruiter for a specific job application.
- Legitimate Interest
Start Work Today also processes your data when it is in our legitimate interests to do this and when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights.
Our legitimate interests include:
- ensuring the security and integrity of our Services and in ensuring that our Websites and Apps operate effectively;
- protecting customers, employees and other individuals and maintaining their safety, health and welfare;
- promoting, marketing and advertising our products and services;
- sending promotional communications which are relevant and tailored to individual customers;
- understanding our customers’ behaviour, activities, preferences, and needs;
- improving existing products and services and developing new products and services;
- handling customer contacts, queries, complaints or disputes; and
- fulfilling our duties to our customers, colleagues, shareholders and other stakeholders.
- The processing is necessary because of a legal obligation that applies
Start Work Today may process your data to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations eg preventing, investigating and detecting crime, fraud or anti-social behaviour and prosecuting offenders, including working with law enforcement agencies
Start Work Today gathers general information about users, for example, what services users access the most and which areas of the Start Work Today site are most frequently visited, the number of CVs on the database, or the number of visitors to the site and for other lawful purposes. Such data is used in the aggregate to help us to understand how the Start Work Today site is used. We gather this information so that we can continue to improve and develop our services to benefit our users. We may make this aggregated information available to users of the Start Work Today site, to our clients, advertisers, suppliers and other reputable third parties. These statistics are anonymous and contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.
You have the following rights:
- the right to ask what personal data that we hold about you at any time, subject to a fee specified by law (free of charge provided that the request is not unfounded, repeat or excessive, );
- the right to ask us to update and correct any out-of-date or incorrect personal data that we hold about you free of charge; and
- (as set out above) the right to opt out of any marketing communications that we may send you.
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the contact details set out below.
Third Party Privacy Practices
The site is protected against unauthorised access using the latest security devices and ‘firewalls’.
Other ways of ensuring your privacy:
You may amend your personal details at any time. These options are available when you login to our website.
You may ‘hide your CV’ from all clients of Start Work Today meaning that your CV and profile will not appear in any CV Searches. You are still able to apply for vacancies with your CV.
You may unsubscribe from any employment or promotional information that we may send to you by in any of the following ways:
Using the unsubscribe function at the bottom of the email
Amending your account details by logging in to our website
Contacting us on the Contact page of our website.
Any further queries should be directed through our contact form
You can remove any of the information that Start Work Today stores about you, at any time, by logging in to your Start Work Today account and choosing to delete the account.
Who to contact about your Personal Information
The data controller responsible for your information is Start Work Today.
If you have any questions about this policy or our use of your Personal Information you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org or write to the Data Protection Officer14-15 The Old Quarry, Lower Kewstoke Road, Weston-Super-Mare BS22 9LF, United Kingdom.